Sparkup Magical Book Reader

Tablets and smartphones have no doubt offered several options for beginning readers, as well as those with visual impairments who can’t view standard text.  Sparkup Magical Book Reader is a revolutionary device that gets children’s faces out of screens and allows them to interact with real books!   It allows you to record the book yourself, or download […]

Back to School: 6 Reader Bee Apps

Wow, has this summer just flown by!  It’s already that time of year again: time for the kiddos to go back to school!  If you’re searching for a list of reading apps to help get your child back in the groove of reading, Reader Bee Apps may just be your one-stop solution! Before diving into the […]

Write About This: An app to inspire writing

When it comes to writing, many students are rather uninspired.  The developers behind the Write About This app acknowledge this fact and have thus designed an app to spark one’s creativity to encourage writing for students ages 8 and up! The Write About This app, in sum, is a visual writing prompt and creation platform.  It was […]

Go back to school with these apps by AssistiveWare!

New backpack? Check!  New school supplies? Check!  New schedule? Check!  That’s right, it’s your child’s favorite time of year, time to get back to classes, studying, and homework!  (Or is it the parents’ favorite time of year, the time they finally get a break from entertaining the little ones all summer?)  Well, either way, school is in […]

Snap&Read Universal

From childhood through adulthood, many individuals face challenges in reading.  Fortunately, there are assistive technology options available to help these individuals.  For some students, “simply hearing passages aloud is enough to understand them.  Other students need leveled text.”  The creators behind Snap&Read Universal believe that a reading accommodation should do both.  So what exactly is Snap&Read […]

OrCam: Artificial Vision for Visually Impaired

If you’ve followed our blog or kept up with technology news, you’ll notice there are several wearable technologies to benefit consumers, such as Google Glass and the forthcoming Apple Watch.  These wearable devices and more are undeniably great for the general consumer, but some companies design their products to benefit individuals with disabilities.  OrCam is an example of one these companies.  OrCam is a wearable designed to […]